Basics of Breastfeeding (Part 2)

Breastfeeding is mutually beneficial for both moms and children. Despite its known benefits, many women struggle with initiating and maintaining breastfeeding. In this 2-part series we chat with Dr. Adrienne Hoyt-Austin, a pediatrician who specializes in breast feeding medicine. In part 2 we discuss how to prepare for [...]

By |2020-11-09T15:26:18+00:00November 9, 2020|Uncategorized|

Basics of Breastfeeding (Part 1)

Breastfeeding is mutually beneficial for both moms and children. Despite its known benefits, many women struggle with initiating and maintaining breastfeeding. In this 2-part series we chat with Dr. Adrienne Hoyt-Austin, a pediatrician who specializes in breast feeding medicine. Part 1 discusses how to prepare for deli [...]

By |2020-10-26T20:23:16+00:00October 26, 2020|Uncategorized|

Influenza & Children: Prevent the Flu

It’s very common for children to get influenza.  And although most children recover, it may occasionally result in serious illness.  In this episode we discuss the typical symptoms of influenza in children, considerations for treatment, and how to prevent influenza.  At what age should children receive influenza vaccin [...]

By |2020-09-28T14:15:58+00:00September 28, 2020|Uncategorized|

Teen Mental Health–Anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder diagnosed in childhood. And there are many different types of anxiety disorders. In this podcast we discuss generalized anxiety and panic disorder in teens. Including what behaviors are suggestive of anxiety, how its diagnosed, and why cognitive behavioral therapy is so [...]

By |2020-09-14T14:25:09+00:00September 14, 2020|Uncategorized|

Teen Mental Health–Depression

Depression is very common in teens, with just over 1 in 10 teens experiencing a major depressive episode during this time. Sadly, suicide is now the 2nd leading cause of death in this age group. In this podcast we discuss the importance of identifying depression in teens. What signs to look out for and the steps to rec [...]

By |2020-08-31T14:17:37+00:00August 31, 2020|Uncategorized|

Kids & Fever

Fever is an extremely common concern that presents to the pediatricians office. In this episode, we discuss the reasons why fevers occur so commonly in kids. We will debunk some of the common myths about fever, discuss treatments as well as when to be concerned. This episode written by Drs. Lena van der List and Dean B [...]

By |2020-08-17T14:12:38+00:00August 17, 2020|Uncategorized|

Racism Impact on Children (Part 2)

We often think of racism as a societal issue.  In addition, racism directly negatively impacts children’s health.  How can we talk about racism with children?  What about structural or institutional racism?  What is the best approach to discuss racial protests with children at different ages?  In this second of two epi [...]

By |2020-07-21T02:49:04+00:00July 20, 2020|Uncategorized|